Federal judge blocks the release of 3D-printed gun blueprints

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday blocking the release of blueprints for untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns, originally slated to be published online Wednesday. Lasnik said in his ruling that there were “serious First Amendment issues” that need…

It’s not just Vladimir: Trump has a history of being gullible around authoritarians

U.S. President Donald Trump’s news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki shocked the world last week. It was jarring to see his acceptance of Putin’s worldview, assertions, and denial –especially after his combative meeting with NATO leaders, where Trump questioned things like the…

Federal judge orders Trump administration to stop deporting reunited families

U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw ordered the federal government on Monday to temporarily halt the practice of deporting reunited families without due process. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) argued that parents need a week after being reunited with their children before deciding whether…